BAE Systems helps upgrade NGA’s applications

BAE Systems helps upgrade NGA’s applications

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Virginia, US: BAE Systems migrated a server-based mission application into a virtualised data-centre environment to increase reliability and reduce operating costs, completing the first task order under the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s (NGA) Total Application Services for Enterprise Requirements (TASER) contract.

Under TASER, NGA will similarly transition other legacy hardware and software systems to an application and infrastructure service provider business model over the next five years, as part of USD 1 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in which BAE Systems will compete for task orders.

“This important TASER milestone sets the stage for future task orders to accelerate the delivery of proven technology and mission capabilities to warfighters, public safety officials, and policy makers,” said John Gannon, President of BAE Systems’ Intelligence & Security sector.

TASER is the primary vehicle for evaluating, integrating and sustaining new applications across the National System for Geospatial-Intelligence, which combines technology, policies, capabilities and the communities necessary to produce geospatial intelligence.

Source: BAE Systems